The Compleat Housewife

By: Smith, Eliza

Price: $45.00

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Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


[xii], 394 pp. 4 pp illus. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. A facsimile reprint of the 1758 original, 16th edition. A fascinating look back at domestic life in the 1700's showing the depth of knowledge women were expected to have, from marketing, cooking, brewing, preserving, and medicinal cures. Contains over 800 recipes, and was the first cookbook to be published in America. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Title: The Compleat Housewife

Author Name: Smith, Eliza

Categories: Cooking,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: London, Studio Editions: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

Seller ID: COOK0462

Keywords: COOKING Housekeeping 18th Century DOMESTIC Arts